Month: November 2011

Where the Boys Are

By Nikki Rohling, Associate Director How many programs have communities with three times as many women as men? It’s a reality that many of our programs face each year. The volunteering sector has always been open to both men and women, however, women traditionally volunteer at higher rates than men. How can we encourage more… Read more »

Simplicity: A Challenge

By: Caitlin Baummer , Recruitment Associate Two weeks ago, I posted a poll on facebook asking friends and followers how I should challenge myself to simplify over the coming two weeks. The poll included the following options: 1. Don’t watch TV 2. Only drink water 3. Limit computer time to one hour per day 4…. Read more »

4:08 a.m.

The following took place Sunday morning, Oct. 17, 2011 on my way to Missouri: My groggy eyes open.  I wonder what time it is.  Waking up on my own I feel surprisingly awake for the meager amount of hours I slept.  I pick up my phone.  It had turned off overnight.  Great.  I turn it… Read more »